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Embark on a captivating journey through time with our MA History programme. Tailor your studies to your interests, whether it's medieval, early modern, or modern history, European, transnational, or global perspectives, or cultural and economic methodologies. Engage with top researchers and facilities, benefiting from skills training in languages like Latin and social science methods. Our focus on employability includes work placements and transferable skills development, preparing you for a successful career. Delve into core units such as The History of Capital and Modern Britain, and choose from a variety of optional units spanning different themes and disciplines. With a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary study and a vocational pathway through Public History and work placements, you'll be equipped to undertake a substantial dissertation. Join us with a First or Upper Second class honours degree in humanities and unlock the door to a world of historical exploration and academic excellence.

About the course

Our MA History master's course enables you to tailor your postgraduate studies to suit your interests.

Your focus could be chronological (medieval, early modern or modern), geographical (European, transnational, global) or methodological (cultural or economic and social history).

Alternatively, you can create a wide-ranging course for yourself by choosing units from a variety of areas, including thematic course units that transcend orthodox boundaries to facilitate intellectual breadth and imagination.

You will undertake rigorous theoretical and methodological training and you will become an integrated member of the research community with the chance to engage with outstanding researchers, resources and facilities.

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Entry Requirements

We normally expect students to have a First or Upper Second class honours degree or its overseas equivalent in a humanities-based subject area.

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